Catch some slapstick comedy in cinemas with Holmes & Watson

Will Ferrell is back in the cinemas in Holmes & Watson with his unique brand of slap stick comedy that has some hilarious laugh-out-loud moments. The movie is however a mixed bag with some of the humour being over the top and at times somewhat unnecessarily crass.  In playing Sherlock Holmes, Ferrell adds humour to the character that we haven’t seen before. Our past…

Poncho Orange Performs for Anywhere Theatre Festival

Funny boy Dani Cabs plays a hilarious fall-off-your-set clown Poncho Orange in the Anywhere Theatre Festival. This unique show is set in a rad space – a burger joint. Poncho Orange is part Latin-lover, part human-pleasure machine who is on a deep search for what if feels like to belong. Can you help him? He…

Revolutionary horror film Get Out

Get Out is a revolutionary horror-edy film that’s extremely socially and racially poignant. The spine chiller begins when African-American boyfriend Chris travels to meet his girlfriend Rose’s parents for the first time. They spend the weekend with her neurosurgeon father and psychiatrist mother in their affluent rural town, but Chris is nervous about how they…

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Every Brilliant Thing at QPAC

His mother is always sad, she’s depressed and he can’t understand why. So, at age seven he writes her a list of brilliant things – a list of reasons not to be depressed. Things like dessert as a main course, staying up late, or the colour yellow. As he declares these little, joyous, day-to-day wins,…

Single Asian Female

It’s the play that has everyone talking in our native tongue. It’s been described as revolutionary, covering all things race and gender in contemporary, modern Australia. Single Asian Female is about, well yes – three, single, Asian females. But don’t be fooled by the name, this story speaks a universal language. Pearl, is a recently…

Bad Jews at QPAC

Directed by Gary Abrahams, Bad Jews is a story about family relationships, cultural identity, as well as grief, loss and legacy. Three cousins have reunited on the evening of their grandfather’s funeral, to celebrate his life, and stake their claim.  And, like every family gathering, chaos ensues.  A cramped Manhattan apartment becomes the battle ground…

Whisky Tango Foxtrot

Directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Reque, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is a comical but serious movie based on The Taliban Shuffle, the memoir of American war reporter Kim Barker. Kim has hit middle age with no children and no marriage on the horizon. She’s a news writer for a major unnamed cable news network. Bored…

Marguerite

Palace Centro are now showing Marguerite, a popular comedy recently screened at the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. Multi award winning Catherine Frot stars as Marguerite Dumont, a charming and wealthy woman who seems to have it all – beauty, money, a title and her own castle. With a passion for music, Marguerite gladly opens…

Zoolander 2

Zoolander fans rejoice – the long awaited sequel to the pop culture classic is finally in cinemas. After an incredibly successful marketing campaign, there was considerable buzz about the new film and great enthusiasm for catching up with the entire original cast.  Taking place 15 years on from the first film, Zoolander 2 covered Derek…

Anything Goes

Opera Australia and John Frost invites Brisbane to get on board their American ocean liner with hilarious and joyful Helpmann Award winning musical Anything Goes.   

Trainwreck

Written by Amy Schumer and directed by Judd Apatow, the aptly named Trainwreck is a film you’ll want to look away from, but just cannot.    Amy Townsend’s (Amy Schumer) love life is far from tame. Living by her father’s mantra ‘monogamy isn’t realistic’, she hilariously navigates her way through numerous one-night stands, all while…